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Vevay in Switzerland County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Privy

 
 
Privy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
1. Privy Marker
Inscription. The brick privy was built in 1852 by Brooks R. Wooley. Originally located directly behind the courthouse, it was moved to make room for the courthouse annex in 2004. It was considered one of the most luxurious restrooms in the area with six stalls.
 
Location. 38° 44.831′ N, 85° 4.17′ W. Marker is in Vevay, Indiana, in Switzerland County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Cross Street and West Pike Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Cross Street. Click for map. Located on the North/West lawn (and next to the 'West Pike Street' parking area) behind the Switzerland County Courthouse in Vevay, Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 West Main Street, Vevay IN 47043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dungeon (within shouting distance of this marker); Switzerland County Honor Roll Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Switzerland County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Switzerland County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker);
Wide View - - Privy -and- Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
2. Wide View - - Privy -and- Marker
Historical Site - Switzerland County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Styles and Stories of Vevay's Buildings (about 300 feet away); The Masterson House (approx. 6 miles away in Kentucky). Click for a list of all markers in Vevay.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Looking South/West - - Privy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
3. Looking South/West - - Privy Marker
Old Two Story Stone Jail - - (A short walk to the North-East lawn.) image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
4. Old Two Story Stone Jail - - (A short walk to the North-East lawn.)
There are a number of interesting items on the Switzerland County Courthouse lawns.
Open for Viewing. . . image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
5. Open for Viewing. . .
Lower Level - - Cell Block. . . image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
6. Lower Level - - Cell Block. . .
Fieldpiece - - (Another short walk to the South-East lawn.) image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
7. Fieldpiece - - (Another short walk to the South-East lawn.)
Switzerland County Courthouse - - Vevay, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
8. Switzerland County Courthouse - - Vevay, Indiana
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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